Category Archives: Human Behavior

End of Life Decisions Not So Easy

Every couple of months for the last couple of years, a group of mostly elderly Unitarians gather around the board room table in the Moncure Conway room at the Unitarian Fellowship building in Fredericksburg and talk about how they’re going to end it all. It's Hard to Know Not how they are going to take…
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COVID-19 And Masks: My “Yard Husband” Needs A Dope Slap.

I was talking to my good buddy from down the road who helps with a lot of yard work projects – who my wife, Paula, refers to as my “yard husband.” We were having a coffee at Dishman’s corner store, recovering from a grueling hour of work – laying down two slabs of slate to…
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How Cancer was “The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me”

This first appeared in Front Porch, Fredericksburg, VA in December 2019. It may sound a little perverse, but getting colon cancer was “ the best thing that ever happened to me” says Kendra Morgan. A Cancer Story With a Twist Kendra was working for a government contracting agency providing services to the Marine Corps and…
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